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New York Mountains Oreocarya (Oreocarya tumulosa)

  • Global Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Boraginaceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 157486
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is New York Mountains Oreocarya (Oreocarya tumulosa) located in the wild?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Cryptantha tumulosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 351 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Cryptantha tumulosa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 20 maternal plants

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Taxon Oreocarya tumulosa
Authority Payson
Family Boraginaceae
CPC Number 1143
ITIS 31882
Duration Perennial
Common Names New York Mountains Oreocarya
Associated Scientific Names Cryptantha tumulosa | Oreocarya tumulosa
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